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Dec 22, 2012 7:00am PST
sfo. arriving flights are delayed an average of an hour. no delays at san jose and oakland at this hour. >>> running in newtown connecticut to raise money for the sandy hook condolence fund. letters have been coming in. there are thousands everyday from all over the world. the post master says it's hard not to cry as they sort the mail. >>> more reaction after the national rifle association spoke publicly for the first time about the school shooting. many want new legislation. as danielle nottingham tells us the head of the nra says limiting sale of weapons is not the answer. >> nra has blood on its hands! >> reporter: security guards had to remove demonstrators when the head of the nra was speaking. protesters want a ban on assault weapons like the ones used in last week's shooting in connecticut. wayne lapierre says gun control is not the answer. he believes the government should put an armed police officer at every school. >> we can immediately make america's school safer relying on the brave men and women in america's police forces. >> reporter: senator diane fine stein working
CBS
Dec 15, 2012 7:00am PST
their presence around local schools. oakland, fremont and palo alto police all increased school patrols. san francisco police already have resource officers on campus. they are double checking school safety plans. >>> a large crowd gathered to remember the victims in hartford. children could ride the carousel during a winter festival. it was canceled so that children and adults could gather there for that vigil. people across the country held vigils for the victims, survivors and their families in newtown. a main street in walnut creek, a dozen people met with candles. more than 200 people attended a vigil in rancho cordova. they were supposed to meet on how to prevent crimes against children. there's a vigil that starts at 8:00 in golden gate park. you can find more at cbssf.com. >>> we are looking at a chilly weekend and some rain. >> just a little bit. >> just enough to have to carry that umbrella around. >> exactly. it's a knewnuisance rain today. we are starting out with a little bit of sun here and there around the bay area. there's just a few tiny echoes offshore. those i
CBS
Dec 29, 2012 7:00am PST
another car in oakland is now facing a vehicular manslaughter charge. the chp says it pulled over a bmw on 90th avenue near bancroft on thursday night. but the driver took off as officers approached the car. a short distance away it collided with another car, killing a 21-year-old woman. the suspect ran but officers caught him. >> he did not appear to be very much under the influence. he was able to exit his vehicle and flee the scene, so that would show that he is coherent. >> police are still looking for a passenger who was in the suspect's car. >>> three more murders brings oakland's homicide rate to its highest level since 2006. two men were shot to death early yesterday morning. an hour and a half later, a woman was stabbed to death. police did make an arrest in her murder, but not the others. the killings were in an area of west oakland known for gang activity. the city's homicide rate now stands at 130. that is up from last year's total of 110. >>> a sixth person faces murder and other charges in the case of a man and woman found bound and gagged on a san francisco street. th
CBS
Dec 1, 2012 7:00am PST
frolicked in. they are river otters and they are at the oakland zoo. zoo keeper ashley sent us this video. adorable. >> you know, rain not so bad unless it starts wreaking havoc. and brian is watching the latest system -- it looks like it's going to be the worse one. >> it will be in the ballpark of the system that we had yesterday. so it's right in the vicinity. >> i guess the concern is after we had the punch from yesterday, that this could just make things worse, the ground is already wet. >> yes. anything that falls just runs into the watershed like that nothing to soak it up and we know that story in the bay area. i guess the good news is that the rivers will reach flood stage at napa and st. e-y -- st. helena and guerneville. so the russian river and napa river bear watching. it doesn't look that they will be dramatically above flood stage and we will show you that in a minute. somebody needs a squeegee on that camera. 57 degrees in concord. oakland at 60 degrees. 57 in santa rosa. this early saturday morning and here is what we are expecting, low pressure continues to be the
CBS
Dec 8, 2012 7:00am PST
has 44, oakland 50. liver more has 42, san francisco 52. to the bay bridge it is showing mostly clear skies. some high clouds will be spilling in later in the afternoon. other than that it looks okay. next rain is in the bay area wednesday. high pressure has reestablished itself over the west coast. as a result all the energy in the pacific is going over the top of the high and settling into idaho. from the bay area we'll get mostly sunny skies. if you are heading out expect the fog. temperatures will be in the mid 60s in sacramento and 59 at fresno. up north mostly sunny skies. if you are heading out of sfo monday it looks mostly sunny. northwest earlies will kick up. rain in new york. otherwise denver, chicago, la look okay as do we. in the bay area numbers will be 3 degrees above average in the low to mid 60s under mostly sunny skies until this afternoon. let's go with the sunshine theme. sunny skies through tuesday. on wednesday we increase the clouds to get a few showers. then the rest of the week, later half of the week looks like variable clouds and a few showers for wednesday,
CBS
Dec 15, 2012 5:30pm PST
. weapons in exchange for cas san francisco and oakland t. the timing was a coincidenc both buyback events had been >>> gun owners turned in weapons in exchange for cash in san francisco and oakland today. the timing was a coincidence. bow buyback events were planned for some time. as cbs 5 reporter anne makovec shows us, the large turnout in oakland was partly a result of the connecticut tragedy. >> it only takes one gun and one bullet in one gun to kill somebody. this is a huge change. >> reporter: the turnout for this gun buyback was unprecedented. people started lining up four hours before it began. the line stretching for blocks in east oakland. everyone came to exchange their firearms $200 cash for each working gun. >> some guns off the streets, grandkids some kids can't get these guns and kill somebody. >> reporter: more than 100 people have been killed in oakland so far this year. ironically, as cars were lining up here, gunfire hit four people a few blocks away at international and 85th in broad daylight 7:30 a.m. while this happens all too often in oakland, it's the connecticut s
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Dec 4, 2012 1:35am PST
shoppers are getting extra protection. christin ayers explains how oakland police will be out in force separating the naughty from the nice. >> reporter: it happens frequently where chelsea adams works. >> there's a bunch of little teenagers that will come and hang out and hit all the stores. i've not seen an extra police presence. >> across the country you see an increase in crime during the holiday season. >> strings of thefts and muggings have spiked over the last several weeks the latest robbery happened minutes before we got to this location a woman was walking out of the trader joes in rock ridge when two men accosted her taking her groceries and purse. >> holidays are desperate times. and a lot of desperate people. >> desperate people and a diminished police force. oakland police booked fewer than people. >> this isn't always about arresting people. it's about intervention and prevention. >> cruisers, undercover officers and bike cops partnering with private security guards. >> i notice they have guys out in yellow jackets too that make me feel even safer. >> all at a time when
CBS
Dec 16, 2012 7:30am PST
. >>> gun owners turned in their weapons in exchange for cash in san francisco and oakland this weekend. the turnout for this gun buyback was unprecedented. people started lining up four hours before it began. the line stretched for blocks in east oakland. everyone was there to exchange their firearms. the deal was you get $200 cash for each working gun you turned in. for a lot of people, connecticut was very much on their minds. >> i think it just puts the whole gun violence in a different perspective. and basically makes everything real. >> getting some guns off the streets, grandkids or kids can't get these guns and kill somebody. >> just as cars were lining up for the buyback, ironically, gunfire hit four people a few blocks away at international and 85th at 7:30 yesterday morning. >>> there was also a long line in san francisco yesterday for a gun buyback. police worked with community groups to get the word out about their program. and so many people responded in san francisco that they ran out of money and had to give people iou's. >> the recent events have really spurred somethin
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 1:35am PST
caused major delays for bart riders. >>> crime in oakland is out of control. but tonight, health is on the way. a former big city police chief has been hired to offer the city some solutions. cbs 5 reporter linda yee on the man who brings coast-to-coast credibility. >> reporter: 127 homicides in oakland so far this year. the highest in five years. some people are afraid to just go out. >> i work in east oakland. and it's really scary going to work and coming out every day. >> reporter: the mayor and the police chief agree. crime is out of control. >> we have to try something different. >> reporter: that something new comes in form of a $250,000 consultant to the police department, legendary lawman bill bratton. he's the former new york police commissioner and los angeles police chief who drastically reduced violent crime during his tenure in both cities. >> if anyone can straighten out the terrible problems that oakland has with the police, he can. >> reporter: former san jose police chief and now hoover institution fellow joe mcnamara says bratton is known for being tough on crime and
CBS
Dec 17, 2012 6:00pm PST
. >> we'll see. thank you, grace lee. >>> both oakland and san francisco planned gunning buy back this is past weekend long before the tragedy in connecticut but the mass shooting may have pushed more people to unload their weapons. cars stretched around the block in oakland where officers bought the weapons saturday morning no questions asked. cbs 5 political insider phil matier shows us how the buyback brought together some interesting partnerships. >> reporter: this is one of the more unusual partnerships we have ever seen but today, nobody was arguing with the results. here's the story. >> this is a semi-automatic pistol. this would go over your arm and up on your shoulder so you can carry it underneath your clothing. this one actually has a bayonet. >> reporter: that was opd officer joanna watson showing off a few of the 596 guns including three assault weapons that were taken off the street of oakland and san francisco during this weekend's big gun buyback. one day after the connecticut school shootings. >> this on the heels of what took place on friday shows that the community i
CBS
Dec 7, 2012 6:00am PST
man is in serious condition this morning after falling 30 feet at the oakland coliseum. it happened during last night's raiders broncos game. the man was on the third deck and fell or jumped onto the concrete floor on the lower concourse. it appears to have been an accident but police are still investigating. >>> the nfl commissioner is talking about a new stadium for the raiders. roger goodell was at last night's game and says the league is willing to provide 200 million dollars to help build a stadium to keep the team in oakland but the league's investment will require a deal between the raiders and oakland officials. so we'll have to see what happens. >>> it is 6:04. supreme court watchers are awaiting a decision on gay marriage in california. anne makovec in san francisco with what could come down from a high court later today. ann, good morning. >>> good morning, if the u.s. supreme court decides not to take on the prop 8 case, same sex marriages could resume here in california as soon as the u.s. court of appeals says that they should resume. that is the court that said prop 8
CBS
Dec 21, 2012 6:00pm PST
kinds of coffee. actually, i just press this button. the oakland zoo. the zoo got a check for one million dollars in the mail today from an anonymous donor. a >>> christmas came early for the oakland zoo. they got a check for a million dollars in the mail today from an anonymous donor. a letter to the head of the oakland zoo board of trustees said there were no restrictions on spending the money. the zoo saw 700,000 guests pass through the gates this year and zoo officials say the money is needed for improvement. >>> anglers who want to add a little rainbow trout might try lake chabot. cbs 5 reporter don ford shows us the lake was stocked with 2,000 pounds of the beauties. >> reporter: the california department of fish & game trout truck took its time getting ready to dump tons of trout into the lake. >> they're big ones so, you know, 2-pound rainbow trout can be 14, 15" long. >> reporter: lake chabot water is clean and the right temperature say officials. the fish are transported in these stainless steel tanks and when the plug is pulled, they simply flow down the hose into the l
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Dec 10, 2012 12:00pm PST
we start this noon with breaking news out of oakland. the woman who murdered the bay area nursing student michelle lay will spent 25 years behind bars. the 29-year-old was sentenced about an hour ago in an oakland courtroom. prosecutors argued she planned the measure murder for months because they thought leigh was involved with her ex-boyfriend. >> it has been a long two years. we were able to talk about michelle as a person and recount how we felt when she was murdered. it meant a lot to us. >> we are glad that some form of justice has been served. >> that is the attorney, admitting she killed le but asked for a lesser charge of voluntary manslaughter saying she acted in the heat of passion. >>> two men cheated death twice this morning when their truck hit a power line in san leandro and burst into flames. we have more on the split second decision that saved their lives there. >> reporter: this truck is just a shell of itself. it was filled with uniforms and 150-gallons of fuel. it caught on fire after snagging a high voltage power line creating a dangerous situation for the you
CBS
Dec 14, 2012 11:00pm PST
californians wanted stricter gun control. just before the oikos shooting in oakland of april of this year, that support dropped to 53%. >> and it's not your imagination. the number of mass shootings has gone up dramatically in recent history. this year alone we've had seven incidents where four or more people have been killed in a single episode. >>> coming up, for the second time in a week, the big logo switch at the university of california. >> a secret gold mine and the bay area teacher who just inherited it. >> what's with all the camels roaming around? >> all of the sudden it feels a lot like winter around here in the bay area. check out the temperatures already well in to the 30s. couple degrees above freezing for livermore and santa rosa. we'll talk about how cold we get tonight and how long we'll have the rain showers. ,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,, presence around schools. oakland, fremont >> the violence in connecticut caused several bay area police departments to step up their presence around schools. oakland, fremont, san leandro and palo alto police all increased school patrols.
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Dec 27, 2012 5:00pm PST
most of the 616 oakland police officers on the streets. bill bratton will start early next year. the chief will not say exactly when. also, bill bratton is not the federal compliance director. you will remember a judge ordered oakland to have a compliance director. this is unrelated to that. live here in oakland, i'm da lin, cbs 5. >>> in washington, it's coming down to the wire. only five days until we go tumbling over the "fiscal cliff." president obama is supposed to meet with congressional leaders tomorrow. cbs reporter danielle nottingham is in washington and danielle, how's it looking? >> reporter: well, elizabeth, there was not a lot of optimism on capitol hill today. both senate leaders admitting that congress is facing a hard deadline while at the same time, blaming each other for not having a deal in place by now. president obama cut short his holiday vacation and returned to the white house to work on a deal to avoid the "fiscal cliff." before flying home from hawaii, the president called congressional leaders nancy pelosi, john boehner, mitch mcconnell and harry reid to r
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 5:00pm PST
. >> reporter: it started at 98th and bancroft. two chp officers patrolling the streets of oakland pulled over a bmw for speeding. the driver initially stopped but once the officers got out of their car, investigators say the bmw sped away. less than a mile away, the chp says the driver of the silver bmw m6 broadsided a black lincoln on 98th avenue. the impact killed a passenger in the sedan. investigators say the woman was in her early 20s. four other people inside the lincoln suffered from minor to serious injuries. witnesses say the impact could be heard from blocks away. >> a big noise. boom. >> reporter: the chp says after the crash, the bmw's driver and his passenger ran off but officers captured the driver nearby 34-year-old moore facing two charges, evading police and vehicular manslaughter. >> did not appear to be very much under the influence. he was able to exit his vehicle and flee the scene. so that would show that he is coherent. >> reporter: the surveillance footage shows the passengers trying to get away from police. they are looking for him. in oakland, i'm da lin cbs 5.
CBS
Dec 2, 2012 5:30pm PST
for santa rosa. san francisco had more than 4. oakland nearly that. and san jose and the south bay nearly 2.5 inches of rain. to put that in perspective, the average rail is 4.13 inches. we had more than that over the past five days. so a month's worth of rain over the span of five days. wind gusts this morning strong. napa 53 miles per hour and 50 mile-per-hour wind gusts for san francisco at the airport, novato and at travis afb. and heavy rain is done. there is no round four. clear night and areas of fog overnight. there is some rain in the work- week forecast. i'll detail when that will arrive and how much we'll get coming up in a few minutes but right now, the heavy rain, thankfully, is finished. >> good to hear. and you can track any storm any time with our live high def doppler raid. it isure website, cbssf.com/weather. >>> the heaviest rainfall is from this area is over and communities in the north bay are breathing a sigh of relief. the waters of the napa reached flood levels some in areas but little damage. we are in napa where precautions worked. >> reporter: that's righ
CBS
Dec 20, 2012 6:00pm PST
organizers in oakland say they plan to take this thing statewide perhaps as early as next august with the financial support of cannabis clubs around california and then maybe even nationwide. they gathered some 300 guns this weekend and then since then 97 more including two machine guns. >> i think that people really, really, really are sick of violence in oakland and i think that this is a direct response. >> reporter: a few of days after the gun buy-back in oakland people say even more young people have come forward to sell back all sorts of weapons for $200 each. from handguns to rifles even one with a bayonet. many are more sophisticated than what the cops carry. >> among the recovered weapons, this guy, a mac 11 an uzi style machine pistol capable of going fully a.m. another young man turned in a machine gun, as well. this is a calico 9-millimeter also capable of going automatic with a choice between 50 rounds and 100 rounds magazines easily attached. >> when we saw the guns, we thought, oh, my god, we're so glad that we kept the door open. and we kept asking for guns. >> reporte
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Dec 5, 2012 6:00pm PST
removal of the command staff. nonetheless, oakland officials are saying it is a compromise they can work with and live with and besides, it avoids the black eye of a takeover, something that would be a first in the country. dana? >> so phil, the chief now answers to this compliance officer instead of the mayor. where is the mayor in all of this? >> reporter: the mayor is going to be right next to the chief because the compliance officer is going to not only be telling the chief what to do working with the chief on these matters but will have the direct say of the court, as well. they will be able to go with the court. the mayor is going to be quite honestly for this purpose off to the side. what oakland did however get away from was the courts coming in with a complete takeover of the department and that could have even led to the court saying you don't have enough cops on the street, you need to hire more. but for right now, it's strictly on the officers conduct not what's going on on the street in terms of crime. >> so the full takeover is still potentially on the table? >> report
CBS
Dec 18, 2012 6:00am PST
in fremont and 43 in oakland. so weather headlines for you, obviously a very chilly start. these temperatures are 10 to 20 degrees cooler than what we saw at this time yesterday morning in some spots. it's going to be a cool afternoon and for the most part the rain should clear. still about a 20% chance of some light showers mainly along the coast. and then yes, even cooler still tonight where we have some freeze advisories in effect for parts of the north bay. we'll get to that in a minute. low pressure is the name of the game for the next couple of days. breezy conditions and once again, the rain for the most part has now moved east so it looks like we're staying dry. check out our futurecast here. it looks a little unsettled by about lunchtime. mainly along the coast. even that looks like mainly the rain is staying offshore and we are clearing overnight tonight and that's what's going to keep temperatures cool. we had several frost advisories in effect. so it's going to be colder still by this time tomorrow morning. for your afternoon, your highs, we'll struggle to get out of
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Dec 20, 2012 5:00am PST
hit and killed a woman in east oakland last night. witnesses say they heard five shots in the 9100 block of international boulevard shortly before 7:00. investigators say the victim was not the intended target of the shooter. no arrests have been made. >>> and in other bay area headlines this morning, the california public utilities commission is expected to vote on a $2.2 billion safety improvement plan for pg&e's pipelines today. the company wants customers to pay for 90% of of the cost. a judge recommended customers only pay 55% now. it's up to the cpu on how the tab will be split. >>> and big layoffs looming for city college of san francisco unless administrators can shore up finances. trustees are looking to slash 34 full time and 22 to 30 part time positions starting next month. community college needs 3,000 more students to register for the spring semester just to meet its budget. >>> people are already lining up in san jose for a massive toy and book giveaway. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran joins us live from the sacred heart community service. thousands of kids are expected
CBS
Dec 14, 2012 6:00pm PST
' presence today. oakland, fremont, san leandro and palo alto all increased school patrols. the san francisco schools already have resource officers. extra police or not schools across the bay area are also addressing tragedy in connecticut. cbs 5 reporter joe vazquez is in san francisco with a look at how local school districts are handling it. >> reporter: schools across the bay area have spent the day reassuring parents that, yes, they are doing everything they can to keep their children as safe as possible. it may be 3,000 miles away from the worst grade school shooting in american history but still, the mood here is somber. >> i think every parent is turning around and saying, i got to hug my kids that much tighter today. i got a text from a friend who said i drove straight from my son's preschool and gave him a hug and said, son, i love you. i want to let you know that. i think that's how every parent is feeling like horrible sadness for the families that are going through this and need to reconnect. >> reporter: san francisco schoolchildren were given paperwork for parents a
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Dec 24, 2012 5:00am PST
a flight over oakland airport, this is the scene by the stretch. in delays toward oakland. a couple of mass transit notice, bart is on a normal schedule. no delay. a train there's no service. muni metro and some ferries are on a holiday schedule. caltrans, business as usual. >> that would be christmas eve light. >> it is. >>> 5:08. charges could be filed as soon as today against a driver expected of striking several pedestrians here in san francisco. one of the victims was a woman from china. she died of her injuries after thursday night's accident on christmas tree point road in the twin peaks area. the woman was arrested that night on suspicion of felony dui and hit and run. >>> nurses are set to begin a 24-hour strike at nine mobile hospitals. it is the latest in a series of short-term strikes by the california nurses association. it will affect several hospitals as well as two hospitals in san jose. all of the facilities plan to operate with replacement workers. union workers and management are at odds over benefits and staffing. the strikes set to begin this morning at 7:00 a.m
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Dec 13, 2012 5:00pm PST
revitalizing east oakland. but neighbors are worried about their safy there. turns out, criminals love t nice new neighborhood near h and san leandro. and cbs-5 reporter da lin explains: homeowners are running into roadblocks trying to keep tm out. it's a five block oasis of family friendly homes, wall off from its crime-ridden led to this deadly crash on san mateo bridge. the chp >>> we invested our money into a new oakland? 24 community. >> reporter: neighbors say crime in this tight-knit community has escalated. first they dealt with petty crime like graffiti then robbery. >> they totally kicked in our front door in broad daylight and ransacked our house. >> the latest crime the murder of 56-year-old old man on tuesday night in front of his house. his daughter says he had just gone home from work. police don't have a motive but neighbors think it was a robbery. >> he is a great person. last night he needed me. i wasn't there. >> reporter: the murder sped up efforts to secure this development. there are three ways to get in and out and the homeowners association plans to mount s
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Dec 6, 2012 6:00pm PST
him about the murder of his neighbor. >>> new questions tonight on how well the oakland police department will function under scrutiny by a federal monitor. the city has agreed to surrender some control of the opd. cbs 5 reporter da lin on those who say it will now be harder to fight crime. >> that agreement in my opinion is going to be absolutely worse for the oakland police department to be able to function. >> reporter: oakland mayor jean quan and police chief howard jordan did not want to talk about the partial federal takeover. but councilman ignacio de la fuente says the arrangement creates too many restrictions on police officers to fight crime. >> police got have the ability to use what they learn in order to identify people before they commit crimes. >> reporter: the compliance director would be able to punish and fire the police chief and the command staff. civil rights attorney john burris says that person is basically the chief of the police chief. >> this is a game changer in many ways, and so it should be felt all the way down to the officers on the street. >> rep
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Dec 19, 2012 6:00am PST
oakland has had more than 9" of rainfall since summer and that's 7" more than last year. as for the cold temperatures, if you are here in the north bay or east bay this morning, get ready for that freezing morning commute. i advise get into your car a little early. turn on the defrost and if you have cd cases in your car use those as a substitute for ice scrapers this morning. cate caugiran, cbs 5. >> that's a good tip, cate. thank you. >>> well, we should see all this is affecting traffic and for that we go to gianna. what's the latest? >> well, let's head to the bay bridge right now. no metering lights just yet but we are starting to see a backup now slow and go conditions as you work your way towards the toll plaza. mostly in those cash lanes. fastrak lanes are still moving okay. now, over to our maps, a couple of accidents to report. brand-new one westbound 580 at vasco blocking the middle lane of. we are seeing delays under 25 miles per hour through there as a result and that increases your drive time through the altamont pass. 26 minutes westbound 580. altamont pass to 680. 680 its
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Dec 6, 2012 12:00pm PST
now on this thursday afternoon. oakland police are searching for a driver who hit a police officer [ signal breakup ] police say the officer wasn't seriously injured but the driver could face hit-and-run charges. >>> a geyser of water closed a main entrance into the bay bridge. a car hit a fire hydrant in the city. the driver was taken to the hospital in police custody. they are looking into whether drugs or alcohol were a factor in the crash. >>> back on capitol hill, lawmakers are talking about the consequences of taxes going up on the middle class. outside groups are turning up the pressure for congress and the president to reach of a deal. cbs reporter danielle nottingham reports from washington. >> representative maloney -- >> reporter: lawmakers are getting an earful about why they need to avoid the so- called "fiscal cliff." >> you got it nail this down. uncertainly is killing us. >> reporter: top economists came to capitol hill thursday to talk about the impact of tax increases and government spending consults on the middle class. >> creating jobs -- >> reporter: president
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Dec 30, 2012 11:00pm PST
in oakland for a teen gunman who shot and killed a 15- year-old girl. shots rang out just after 3:30 this afternoon on 66th avenue. that is just a few blocks away from the oakland coliseum. a 14-year-old boy was wounded. investigators are looking for a motive for the killing. >>> that now makes 135 homicides in oakland this year. a 21% increase from 2011. the tally is 67, one third increase. san jose's 45 is still low but it is higher than 2011. >>> not all cities are seeing an increase. richmonday richmond is no longer on the most dangerous -- richmond is no longer on the most dangerous list. it is a drop, 45%. it is the lowest number people have seen since 2001. big credit can be given to the police department extra officers, they went from 40 to 190 officers in recent years. >>> well, a developing story tonight. secretary of state hilary rodham clinton is in a new york hospital being treated for a blood clot. doctors say the clot is a result of a concussion that she suffered several weeks ago when she fainted and she hit her head while battling a stomach virus. it forced her to de
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Dec 19, 2012 1:35am PST
anymore. i would like a different world. >> reporter: the money ran out in oakland, too, but the program donor stepped in. keith stevenson gave another $50,000 to keep it going. san francisco police say this last weekend's buy back program was one of the more successful ones. so successful, the community groups that organized it are already working on a statewide buy back program. they are finding the sponsors now. live in san francisco, linda yee, cbs5. >>> and coming up, a bay area mom says her son had his mouth taped shut and his teacher did it. how she explains the extreme punishment. >>> are you getting overcharged at the check out line? the big grocery chain found to make more mistakes than tore stores. stores. >> plus, what you can do with ,, it's time to change the way we clean. it's time to free ourselves from the smell and harshness of bleach. and free ourselves from worrying about the ones we love. new lysol power & free has more cleaning power than bleach. how? the secret is the hydrogen peroxide formula. it attacks tough stains and kills 99.9% of germs. new lysol pow
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Dec 30, 2012 6:30pm PST
. >>> 2012 has been a bad year for homicides in the major cities. two days to go oakland is at 130 for a year. 26% increase from 2011. sanfrancisco has 67 so far. it is say one third increase from last year. san jose's 45 is low for a city of almost a million people but it is still 12.5% higher than 2011. >>> well, a deadly tour bus crash in oregon. how the weather conditions contributed to it and complicated rescue efforts. >>> i don't see why they need to do it now. >>> sunday drivers be aware. the change impacting your change if you want to park in san francisco. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, crash of a commercial jetlir in russia. a camera inside a car on a moscow freeway s the moment of impact. >>> dramatic video captures the crash of a commercial jetliner in russia. a camera inside of a car on a moscow freeway shows a moment of impact. debris goes ming across the road. the plane slammed into the ground short of the runway. five crewmembers were killed. there were no passengers on board. >>> well, another deadly crash closer to home. a tour bus slid off of an icy interstate in oregon this morning
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Dec 25, 2012 6:00pm PST
. >> perfect. >> reporter: can't do this in oakland which is why the reyes family ended up testify first snow on the right. >> 6:00 in the morning, got ready, had some food and came out at 9:00. >> reporter: three hours to get ready for the snow? sure. they are from oakland. >> in oakland, this is okay but not here. >> reporter: here at the corner of no parking any time and emergency parking only at the first snow on the right, there is a big cliff. not something that we hear about these days, but the real one. >> we would love to hear about first snow on the right. last year was about 70 degrees. you could not build that with you look at me now. >> reporter: that's when snow pack is 27% of normal. now it's 140%. we have an increase in the fall factor. fall down, climb up. >> reporter: why fall down and climb up? >> because that's fun. >> reporter: that's fun? >> yes. >> reporter: more fun than in the bay area. this is the reyes family wishing you a white christmas. >> reporter: and for me, too, at the first snow on right, i'm mark sugarman. >> it may not be the first snow but certainly
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Dec 7, 2012 6:00pm PST
have happened near 23rd street in richmond. >>> in oakland, police say a man plunged during last night's raiders game, it was accident. the he climbed over the wall outside the third deck, hung briefly from the railing and then dropped 30 feet. he is now in serious condition at highland hospital in oakland. in livermore, they have been open less than a month and the outlet already has a new name and new owner. sun ridge property group said it acquired the outlet which is home to 130 stores. the price was not released. the new owners have already changed the name to livermore valley premium outlet. >>> bullying at school. more troubling is what happened when the two girls spoke up. girls tell us they are being bullied, even physically threatened at school and the district and school aren't doing anything about it. watch what we found when we checked into it. >> the school sign proclaims in bold letters be safe, responsible, respectful. but keep elementary is anything but according to these two fifth graders. >> they punch us, they slap us. >> samantha and autumn say they are const
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Dec 5, 2012 1:35am PST
. >>> breaking news in oakland four people have been shot all within a couple blocks of one another. cbs 5 reporter christin ayers is there. chris christin. >> that's correct we have a massive scene out here along sixth street. a long scene. you can see multiple cruisers. this area encompassing about six blocks where we're being told shootings happened and multiple people involved in the shootings. multiple victims from what we're hearing right now. four people shot. one person according to authorities is in critical condition at this moment. we don't know the conditions of the other four currently. and information just coming in at this moment. i talked to a couple neighbors in this area that heard the gunfire a short time ago before we arrived on scene. they described hearing maybe a dozen shots and coming out and seeing people laying in the street. we're hearing four victim so far in this east oakland neighborhoods. a very large presence in east oakland. no word on whether authorities have been able to track down the shooters. christin ayers cbs 5. >> a bay area handyman held hostage be
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Dec 6, 2012 5:00pm PST
who struck an oakland police officer last night is still on the loose. it happened around 11:00 last night near 6th and washington. police tell us the officer wasn't seriously hurt but the driver could face charges. >>> a geyser of water shooting out of this fire hydrant closed a main entrance to the bay bridge this morning. san francisco police say a driver slammed into the fire hydrant at folsom and essex. apparently the man didn't stop as police tried to pull him over. he was taken to the hospital and then arrested. >>> oakland has failed to reform its police department. even though it worked out a deal avoid a full federal takeover, it has become the first in the nation to surrender part of its command to a court-appointed compliance director. cbs 5 reporter da lin on what happens next. >> that agreement in my opinion is going to be absolutely worse for the oakland police department to be able to function. >> reporter: oakland mayor jean quan and police chief howard jordan did not want to talk about the partial federal takeover. but councilman ignacio de la fuente says the arrang
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Dec 29, 2012 5:30pm PST
below freezing in some spots, a little more mild closer to the bay. so oakland, san francisco, shouldn't be too bad. tomorrow kind of similar to today a lot of low 50s. these temperatures are slightly below what we should see for the end of december. maybe about 5 degrees below average. so the satellite and radar shows you what's going on. that area of low pressure continues to move farther south so monterey got hit with some rain showers, but us here in the bay area for the most part we're staying dry. let's time it out with futurecast. throughout the day tomorrow, barrel a cloud in sight. and then monday, afternoon, evening, that's when things start to get a little more unsettled. so we're freezing time there about 9:00 on new year's eve night. if we get any rain at all, it will be very light rain. but again, kind of scattered showers and then it's quickly out of here for tuesday throughout the day on new year's day. it actually looks to be a picture-perfect day with plenty of sunshine. your overnight lows, here they are. those cold temperatures fairfield 32 degrees. only 30
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Dec 23, 2012 11:00pm PST
major delays at the san jose and oakland airports, though. travelers in the high country facing different delays. the snow is continuing to fall and warnings remain in effect until early tomorrow. driving on interstate 80 and highway 50. it is under chain restrikes most of the weekend. strong winds are creating whiteout conditions at times with gusts up to 70 miles an hour. in all, 6-8 inches of new snow above 8,000 feet. cbs reporter, shore, has been watching the snow pileup. >> for many t it is the start of an annual celebration. >> usually every christmas. >> we are out here for the holidays to enjoy good days of snowboarding. >> this year, like years past, these lategoers will start their holiday vacation like nobody wants to. no celebration at all. >> traffic, crazy. look at this. >> a wet in places, interstate 80 towards the sierra with crawling traffic. >> it is taking awhile. >> the sun started to set traffic would begin to back up close to gold. >> it was fine and then it was slow rolling after that. >> it stopped and stand stilled from there on out. >> frustrating to s
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Dec 9, 2012 5:30pm PST
. >>> a murder in broad daylight has some oakland businesses concerned. a man was killed just before saturday afternoon near jackland and square. favorite spot for tourists. witnesses claimed, he fired a federal shot and flet the area of the 400 block of third street. last july, injured five people. police say crime in the area filled with cafes and condominiums is unusual. >>> police are looking for the people who stabbed a 14-year- old boy near san jose's christmas in the park. officers got a call at the carnival adjacent to plaza cesar chavez just before 9:00 last night. the team was taken to the hospital, with nonlife- threatening injuries. witnesses say the three suspects are in their teens and early 20s. >> this is for the kids and people who want to have a good christmas. not here for people to want to start fights. you guys are going to start fights, don't come down here. >> and police believe the attack was gang-related. >>> reverend jesse jackson was in san francisco, to celebrate peace sunday. jackson joined other religious leaders and mayor, to highlight the city's violen
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Dec 29, 2012 11:00pm PST
39 if you're out in oakland. once again, tomorrow we're seeing a lot of 50's. but only 49 is your high in livermore. 54 in vallejo and 50 in san francisco and redwood city. if you're doing any traveling -- we know a lot of folks are heading out of town for the holidays. right now, northern california looks pretty dry. no chain requirements on interstate 80 or highway 50. yosemite could get hit with snow with only a high of 39 there. otherwise sacramento, a high of 51. we are keeping that chance of rain in the forecast on monday. once again, if you've got new year's eve plans, it shouldn't be bad. if we get any rain at all, it will be light. and then on tuesday, it looks clear, mostly sunny skies. wednesday night, into thursday morning, once again we're looking at a little bit of unsettled weather. we could get wet once again friday night into saturday morning. i'll show you the forecast from fireworks. new year's eve, partly cloudy and cool. by midnight, 48 degrees in san francisco. but right now, it looks like it's going to be a pretty good viewing weather. >>> if this little pup
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Dec 1, 2012 11:00pm PST
for both oabd oakland and concord. heavy rain tomorrow morning. it will be windy, with urban flooding and street flooding likely. flood warnings are in effect for both the napa river and the russian river. details on what happens after this round 3 coming up in a few minutes. >>> paul just showed us no place in the bay area is dry tonight. the peninsula and the santa cruz were some of the areas that saw plenty of rain. a lot of that wet weather. >> reporter: right now it's kind of light so it's kind of hard for the camera lens to capture the raindrops. take a look at this flooded parking lot. i'm standing in a foot deep of water right now. there's simply nowhere for the water to go, and all across the bay area, you'll see a lot of flooded streets and parking lots just like this one here. firefighters pumped water out of this flooded redwood city apartment complex. >> it was up to a foot deep before we got here. we were able to pump it out. >> reporter: they got the water out before it could cause any damage to the interior of the building. the heavy rain kept this crew moving
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Dec 28, 2012 11:00pm PST
. police made an arrest in her murder. the shootings were in an area of west oakland known for gang activity. >>> a sixth person faces murder and other charges in the case of a man and woman found gagged on a san francisco street. authorities say 26-year-old catherine uong is being held on $2 million bail. her nickname on the street is killer. >>> and some of san francisco's most beautiful murals have become targets for taggers. the problem runs from north bay to the tenderloin. vandals even defaced parts of claireon alley. they have more than 21,000 requests for graffiti cleanups this year. >>> you can still get a free ride on muni tonight. the transit agency celebrated its 100th birthday today by waiving fares for all passengers. the offer continues until 5:00 a.m. tomorrow. muni carries nearly 700,000 people every day. >>> well, the death of a woman brutally gang raped half a world away is causing repercussions here in the bay area. >> i'll be dad. i'll be murdered. >> what protesters are demanding in memory of the new delhi victim. >> i can't say it on camera, to the people that
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Dec 22, 2012 11:00pm PST
wetter. concord is 50 degrees right now. oakland, 53. santa rosa, 45. the bone-chilling temperatures we had earlier in the week will not return anytime soon, because the source of the next storm comes from more of a southerly location. that's a warmer direction. but it also has a potential to pack more moisture. here's what we expect. showers will end briefly tonight. more rain will spread south very early tomorrow. probably around 3 a.m., that next storm comes ashore. then storms and gusty winds are possible with with this next one. so just like this morning, a thunderstorm would not be a surprise. we'll go to hi-def doppler and take it up to the north bay. you can see those widely scattered showers right around 80. you go down the 680 corridor, not much. down in the south bay, the showers are spreading south to morgan hill. up around the city, pretty much high and dry. south of oakland, alameda, a few showers. widely scattered showers for now. not for long. low pressure is ushering in the next wave of rain. you can see it right off of san francisco. this low will push in that subtropi
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Dec 8, 2012 1:35am PST
just gotta keep going on with it. >>> the unimaginable, for a five-year-old girl in east oakland. finding her mom dead in the kitchen. a source says there was a 911 call from a home on longfellow avenue just before 8 tonight. officers found a woman in her 30's dead from a gunshot wound. they quickly arrested her daughter's father, just a few blocks away. the five-year-old and a 15-year- old boy, who was also home at the time, are safe at the police station. >>> and a mom and her young son were killed when their car crashed head-on into a big rig on highway 4 near byron. the chp says the truck driver had slowed for stopped traffic when the car coming in the opposite direction lost control and slammed into it. the truck driver wasn't hurt. the highway was closed most of the night but is now back open. >>> a warning to women in the richmond area tonight. there is a kidnapper and a rapist on the loose. take a good look. investigators say these two sketches are of the same suspect from two crimes. one in june, one just last month. both attacks happened in richmond's gavin corridor are
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Dec 19, 2012 5:00pm PST
elementary school tragedy. >>> checking bay area headlines here at home an "oakland post" office up and operating again after a hazmat scare forced an evacuation. the laurel district branch on high street had to be shut down about 10 a.m. and the building cleared for investigation. it turned out to be a leaking pepper gas canister in a drawer, the kind they use to keep dogs away. eight people were treated at the scene. and the building reopened by noon. >>> grisly discovery inside a burning storage unit in campbell. firefighters found a body after dousing the flames about 1:30 this morning. they described the unit on cunis drive as about the size of a walk-in closet. investigators suspect the person may have been sleeping -- living there. foul play is not suspected. >>> and good news for parents bad news for some dentists. fluoride will finally be added to south bay drinking water. santa clara valley water district okayed that plan meaning san jose will no longer be the nation's largest city without the dental preventative. it will take about two years though to get the system up an
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Dec 12, 2012 6:00pm PST
deserving organization. >> reporter: nola runs a nonprofit in oakland known as messy which empowers girls exploited by the sex trade industry. she says the sisters are one of the reasons why they can continue to help victims in the east bay. >> we stand on their shoulders. we would not be here doing the work that we do if it wasn't for their support. >> reporter: the sisters say it's a long battle and this award only reaffirms that they are making a difference. >> every small act combined with other small acts becomes a big act. >> reporter: in fremont, i'm da lin, cbs 5. >>> covering the bay area the morgan hill man suspected of kidnapping and killing sierra lamar did not enter a plea it court today. that's because antolin garcia- torres is now also charged with trying to schedule nap three women in 2009 -- trying to kidnap three women in 2009 all from safeway parking lots in morgan hill. his next court date is february 6. >>> two people behind bars in connection with a marijuana grow operation in oakland. they were arrested after police raided a warehouse near edgewater drive and roland
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Dec 18, 2012 5:00am PST
pretty good cold stretch right now. temperatures by this afternoon a lot of 50s. 55 in oakland. 53 in fremont. 54 in vallejo. and 52 your afternoon high in livermore. checking the forecast over the next couple of days, dry today, dry tomorrow, once again very cold. and then the rain makes a return thursday into the weekend, looks like it should clear for the start of the following workweek. much more traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> a familiar figure in the u.s. senate daniel inouye of hawaii has died. the democrat had represented hawaii in congress since hawaii became a state in 1959. he was the highest ranking asian-american politician enoughs history. he lost hit right arm in battle in world war ii and received the medal of honor. >> he was the kind of man, in short, that america has always been grateful to have especially in her darkest hours. men who lead by example and expect nothing. >> mr. inouye died yesterday of respiratory complications. he was 88. >>> a new offer from president obama aimed at avoiding the "fiscal cliff." he
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Dec 25, 2012 5:00am PST
oakland coliseum and you can see that so far it's a pretty nice trip at least according to the drive times. but again they're working to clear the accident temporarily all lanes blocked approaching fruit vail avenue. elsewhere this accident in marin county northbound 101 pretty close to the dumps is what we're hering there's an accident there blocking one lane. another half hour or so to clear. golden gate bridge almost empty this morning heading into san francisco. >>> royalty now salvation -- right now salvation army volunteers are busy preparing christmas meals for folks here in san francisco. >> these meals will go the seniors and people with illnesses all alone on christmas. and we'll take you out live right now to the salvation army central kitchen on harrison street? san francisco. >> anthony price is going to join us now and looks like you are a chef. working hard today anthony? >> reporter: it's christmas and this is where you find me every christmas morning along with the volunteers producing meals for those folks who can't get out. >> you have a big crowd behind you. how many vo
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Dec 13, 2012 5:00am PST
. the cyclist was taken to the hospital with nonlife- threatening injuries. >>> the oakland police department avoids a federal takeover. instead a compliance director is going to keep track of reforms in the department. that person will help opd implement reforms required by the settlement of a 12-year-old civil rights lawsuit. >>> 5:04 now. four suspects faced a judge in an attack that left two people bound and gagged and dumped on a san francisco street over the weekend. yesterday two men and women pleaded not guilty. two men barged into the home, beat steven reed and audrey prado, tied them up and left them on a street in san francisco. reed died from a gunshot wound to the neck. prado is in the hospital now recovering. >> they were overpowered and whether it was done to send a message, whether it was done to facilitate the beating and shooting is still not clear. >> the suspects apparently used various aliases including pocahontas, snow and killer. >>> governor jerry brown has a personal battle. the 74-year-old was diagnosed with early stage prostate cancer. cbs 5 reporter elis
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Dec 18, 2012 6:00pm PST
and oakland mayor jean quan agree with the federal assault weapons ban that's already in place in california. the two cities just had their largest gun buy-back event taking 600 firearms off the streets. >> the reality is we can buy back hundreds but if we can't stop the flow into nevada and increasingly now for the internet and other sources, this is where we really need and that's why i think you see the mayors across the country trying to put pressure on the federal government. >> reporter: but will public sentiment last long enough to fight strong lobbying groups line the nra? san jose mayor chuck reed weighed in. >> i think people have a right to not necessarily use assault weapons anytime anywhere they want. and i think within the limits of the constitution, there are things we can do and we should. >> some may see it as a smart political move and it may be. but there's always risk. >> reporter: this political consultant says the political momentum is strong enough to call for more gun control. >> i think that the tipping upon the is reached and the mayors signing this lette
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